SUPERMAN'S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 17, December 1956, was published around October 16, 1956. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Stan Kaye. They were the art team for all three 8 page stories, which were all written by Otto Binder. These stories have been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. I.
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Elsewhere in DC Comics, 31 titles carried the December or December 1956/January 1957 cover date.
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